Apprentice Contract Kitchen Designer - Advanced (Level 3)

Howdens (Employer)

Didac Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours
18 months (duration)
20 December 2021(start date)
Fitted furniture design technician (apprenticeship standard)
13 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Based in our purpose built Hub you will learn to design kitchens for our contract clients who come from a variety of backgrounds including Housing Associations, Construction/New Builds and Developers. From the specifications provided you will learn to bring to life our customers’ expectations with regards to meeting their needs within budget.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Designing and quoting kitchens that meet the customers needs, specifications and timescales
Read tender enquiries to produce high quality and accurate kitchens that match the customers specification

Support the office in the effort to achieve targets
Process accurate estimates to the kitchen plans and design specification
Amend designs to meet customers’ needs and find commercial solutions to challenges
Develop commercial and product awareness to continue to produce cost-effective solutions

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

 Fitted Furniture Design Technician Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Training both at the workplace and in house training centre

Support from third party provider at monthly training visits

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Howdens offers vast opportunities for progression including Contract Kitchen Designer and Management Roles

Reality Check

The apprenticeship may involve site visits where use of your own vehicle will be required.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or C) Desired
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